Amy Nauiokas is a fan of horses, as she grew up with them on a Connecticut farm. Her family was not wealthy, so they tended to steer her towards other hobbies. Nauiokas decided to purchase Washington Equestrian Center but turned it into sales or boarding business. Amy Nauiokas is married to Harry Harrison who is the head of Barclay’s Non-Core and a graduate of the University of Cambridge with a masters in Philosophy and with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Warwick. Harrison has worked a number of positions as a trader, member to the board of Directors for various companies and now being the head of Barclay’s as his latest position.
Amy and Harry decided to purchase the country home in the year 2007 and Amy proved to herself that she still had the interior design skills needed. Amy Nauiokas has experience elsewhere as she has 20 years working on Wall Street. She has co=produced the movie “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete,” which is scored by Alicia Keys and stars Jennifer Hudson. She made the decision to take her talents into producing theater, film, and television projects, leaving finance behind. Amy has had success working in the entertainment sphere by working hard, learning and taking risks throughout her life, along with some luck.
One incident that has stuck out to her about her life was where she was involved in a horrible car accident with some friends, she decided to put on her seatbelt that day when she usually didn’t, and it ended up saving her life in the end, despite breaking her back. Nauiokas had more luck as being a Senior Managing Director and Partner at Cantor Fitzgerald at the World Trade Center, she decided to lay on her bed for an extra 15 minutes that day of the terrorist attack on September 11. Many of her friends and colleagues were killed that day, so she dodged another traumatic life-changing event. After going through grief, she turned to her love for horses and turned Equestrian Center into a sanctuary of the animals and for people to seek peace.